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agricultural

Line breaks: agri|cul¦tur¦al
Pronunciation: /aɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
 
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Definition of agricultural in English:

adjective

1Relating to agriculture: agricultural land an agricultural worker
More example sentences
  • Land claims have been made on about five million hectares of agricultural land in the province.
  • Gwanya says a major problem is the prices farmers are asking for agricultural land.
  • She has also called for more tools to kick-start agricultural and small livestock farming.
Synonyms
2British informal (In a sporting context) clumsy: Keith took an agricultural swing at the ball
More example sentences
  • Pietersen has a highly idiosyncratic technique, based on an early lunge on to the front foot and a somewhat agricultural swing of the blade.
  • It has to be played with skill and timing and confidence, otherwise it will look like a low-grade "agricultural shot".
  • The cricket has been agricultural this morning, but at last England are starting to connect wood on willow.

Derivatives

agriculturalist

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)lɪst/
noun
Example sentences
  • Like other agriculturalists across the country, ranchers are usually land rich and cash poor.
  • Like the vast majority of the world's agriculturalists, the farmers lived in a village apart from the farm.
  • The increases are quite remarkable, as most agriculturalists would be satisfied with any technology that could increase annual productivity by even one to two per cent.

agriculturally

2
Pronunciation: /-ˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)li/
adverb
Example sentences
  • Meerut District is one of the most agriculturally advanced and fertile districts in western Uttar Pradesh.
  • The monument has been a bit of nuisance agriculturally speaking because it has limited what we can do with the field.
  • It is estimated that a million cubic meters of water is capable of creating 200 jobs in direct and indirect agriculturally generated occupations.

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